Chroma String Quartet: New England Conservatory

Sunday April 23, 2017
3:00pm
$25 public | $20 members

Chroma Quartet is a Boston-based string quartet. Hailing from the United States, Sweden, and South Korea, members of Chroma Quartet met while playing together at the Taos School of Music and later formed in their current configuration at the New England Conservatory. Through its programming, Chroma Quartet emphasizes contrast of style and expression while exploring creative continuity. Passionate contributors to the community, the ensemble brings music to the younger generation, striving to inspire curiosity and enthusiasm for classical music and artistic communication.

Members of Chroma Quartet have performed across three continents. They have coached with members of the American, Borromeo, Brentano, Cavani, Cleveland, Emerson, Guarneri, Juilliard, Oslo, Takács, and Ying quartets and have collaborated with musicians such as Carol Rodland, David Requiro, David Ying, Hsin-Yun Huang, Ida Kavafian, Jeffrey Irvine, Máté Szücs, Oleh Krysa, Peter Salaff, and Steve Doane. Festival appearances include Domaine Forget International Music Festival, Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival, Green Lake Festival of Music, Heifetz International Music Institute, Holland Music Sessions, IMS Prussia Cove, Lake George Music Festival, London Masterclasses, Taos School of Music, Banff, Thy Chamber Music Festival, and Violoncelles á Fontfroide.

Chroma Quartet members are currently engaged in a range of BM, MM, GD, and DMA programs at the New England Conservatory studying with Miriam Fried, Dimitri Murrath, and Laurence Lesser. The quartet is coached by Paul Biss.


 

The honors string quartet that will be performing consists of violinists So-Young Choi and Luther Warren, violist Damon Taheri, and cellist Jamie Clark.

PROGRAM

Lingbo Ma - Inseparable

Robert Schumann - String Quartet No. 3 in A major, Op. 41 No. 3

Anton Webern - Langsamer Satz

Bela Bartok - String Quartet No. 4, Sz. 91